1928 Wimbledon Championships

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1928 Wimbledon Championships
Date(s) June 25–July 6[1]
Edition 48th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
France René Lacoste [2]
Women's Singles
United States Helen Wills [3]
Men's Doubles
France Jacques Brugnon / France Henri Cochet [4]
Women's Doubles
United Kingdom Phoebe Holcroft Watson / United Kingdom Peggy Saunders
Mixed Doubles
United States Elizabeth Ryan / South Africa Patrick Spence

The 1928 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament ran from 25 June until 6 July. It was the 48th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1928.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

France René Lacoste defeated France Henri Cochet 6–1, 4–6, 6–4, 6–2

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Helen Wills defeated Spain Lili de Alvarez 6–2, 6–3

Men's Doubles[edit]

France Jacques Brugnon / France Henri Cochet defeated Australia Gerald Patterson / Australia John Hawke 13–11, 6–4, 6–4

Women's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Phoebe Holcroft Watson / United Kingdom Peggy Saunders defeated United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey / United Kingdom Eileen Bennett 6–2, 6–3

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Elizabeth Ryan / South Africa Patrick Spence defeated Australia Daphne Akhurst / Australia Jack Crawford 7–5, 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ "Grand Slam Tournaments - Wimbledon" (PDF). usta.com. United States Tennis Association. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  3. ^ "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  4. ^ "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1928 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1928 U.S. National Championships